Events and more

Rachel writes…

A very quick update, with some information about upcoming events:

Thursday 19th February from 5:30-7:30 at The Gate Library: Arts Exhibition Launch in partnership with Rosetta Arts. Introductions to artists Tim Timewell and Karen Colley, with refreshments and networking. If you would like to attend, please contact Ian Martin at the Gate library (ian.martin@newham.gov.uk).

The Big Clean UpSaturday 21st February from 9.30am at Azhar Academy: The Academy in partnership with Keep Britain Tidy and the Forest Gate Community Neighbourhood team have organised a community clean up and information event starting at 9.30am at the Azhar Academy. This will include refreshments, information stall, presentation from KBT followed by a community clean up.

Monday April 13th: the library will be hosting a City Read event from 4pm with acclaimed writer Ben Aaronovitch. This themed event will include a Q&A and book signing session with Ben himself, competition to win fifty copies of Rivers of London, opportunity to purchase the other titles in the series at a large discount, magic show, Punch and Judy show and historical discussion, animation workshop and much more. Further information and official flyers will be available closer to the time.

Thursday 23rd April at The Gate: World Book Night event to celebrate your love of literature and to encourage reluctant readers with activities and free book give aways from the Reading Agency.

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As well as the above, I wanted to draw blog readers’ attention to a new online local resource, E7 magazine. It’s only recently been launched, but is already our own virtual treasure trove: a one-stop shop for information about local places to go, events, news and more. You can find it online, or like on facebook or follow on twitter for updates.

 

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